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2013 Private School Guide

Feb 04, 2013 11:01PM ● Published by Anonymous

 But we are especially lucky here in the Chesapeake Region: We have a wonderful selection of educational institutions and experiences from which to choice.

Annapolis

Aleph-Bet Jewish Day School
1125 Spa Road, Annapolis
410-263-9044; alephbet.org
Founded: 1989; Enrollment: 37
Avg. class size: 10; Ratio: 10:1
Tuition: $11,500/year
Grades: K5–5th / Jewish

Annapolis Area Christian School
716 Bestgate Road, Annapolis (central office)
Upper School: 109 Burns Crossing Road, Severn
Middle: 716 Bestgate Road, Annapolis
Lower: 710 Ridgely Avenue, Annapolis
410-519-5300; aacsonline.org
Founded: 1971; Enrollment: 811
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 11:1
Tuition: $3,995–15,260/year
Grades: PK (4-year-olds)–12th / Christian
Open Houses:
January 10th, 4:30–6 p.m. (high school)
January 25th, 9–11 a.m. (middle school)
February 1st, 9–11 a.m. (lower school)

Benjamin Franklin Learning Center
1908 Forest Drive, Annapolis
410-216-7070; benjaminfranklincenter.info
Founded: 1994; Enrollment: varies
Avg. class size/Ratio: vary
Tuition: $4,800/year
Grades: 6th–12th / Nonsectarian

Book of Life Academy
913 Cedar Park Road, Annapolis
410-263-2600; bookoflifeacademy.org
Founded: 1982; Enrollment: 70
Avg. class size: 10; Ratio: 10:1
Tuition: $4,000–5,000/year
Grades: K2–5th / Christian

Chesapeake Montessori School
30 Old Mill Bottom Road North, Annapolis
410-757-4740; chesapeake-montessori.com
Founded: 1977; Enrollment: 130
Avg. class size: 25; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $8,900–11,600/year
Ages: 15 months–12 years / nonsectarian

The Harbour School at Annapolis
1277 Green Holly Drive, Annapolis
410-974-4248; harbourschool.org
Founded: 1982; Enrollment: 160
Avg. class size: 10; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $36,000/year / Nonsectarian
Grades: 1st–12th, with learning disabilities

The Key School
534 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis
410-263-9231; keyschool.org
Founded: 1958; Enrollment: 700
Avg. class size: 16–18; Ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $12,550–24,850/year
Grades: PK (3-year-olds)–12th / Nonsectarian
Open House:
January 17th, 9: 11:30 a.m. (PK3 through 4th grade)

Montessori International Children’s House
1641 Winchester Road, Annapolis
410-757-7789; montessoriinternational.org
Founded: 1985; Enrollment: 150
Avg. class size: 28–30; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $7,900–9,700/year
Grades: Nursery–6th / Nonsectarian
Open House: January 27th, 1–3 p.m.
Wednesday tours available.

Naval Academy Primary School
74 Greenbury Point Road, Annapolis
410-757-3090; napschool.com
Founded: 1949; Enrollment: 260
Avg. class size: 18; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $2,487–7,645/year
Grades: PK–5th / nonsectarian

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis
3112 Arundel on the Bay Road, Annapolis
410-263-8650; www.st.annesschool.org
Founded: 1992; Enrollment: 207
Avg. class size: 13; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $7,600–17,400/year
Grades: Preschool–8th / Episcopal
Open House: January 30th, 9–11:30 a.m.

St. Martin’s Lutheran School of Annapolis
1120 Spa Road, Annapolis
410-269-1955; stmartinsonline.org
Founded: 1963; Enrollment: 165
Avg. class size: 18; Ratio: 18:1–18:2
Tuition: $6,527–11,435/year
Grades PK (3 year-olds)–8th / Lutheran
Open House:
February 1st, 9–11 a.m. (2/8 snow date)
March 1st, 9–11 a.m.

St. Mary’s Elementary School
111 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis
410-263-2869; stmaryschurch.org
Founded: 1862; Enrollment: 825
Avg. class size: 30; Ratio: varies
Tuition, in parish: $7,275/year
Tuition, out of parish: $8,415/year
Grades: K–8th / Catholic
Open House: January 18th, 9 a.m.

St. Mary’s High School
113 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis
410-263-3294; stmarysannapolis.org
Founded: 1946; Enrollment: 485
Avg. Class Size: 22; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition, in parish: $12,190/year
Tuition, out of parish: $13,660/year
Grades: 9th–12th / Roman Catholic

Arnold


Antioch Christian School
1535 Ritchie Highway, Arnold
410-757-5000
Founded: 1978; Enrollment: 38
Avg. class size: 12; Ratio: 12:1
Tuition: $4,000/year
Grades: K–12th / Apostolic

Arnold Christian Academy
365 Jones Station Road, Arnold
410-544-1882; arnoldchristianacademy.org
Founded: 1977; Enrollment: 30
Avg. class size: 7; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $6,000/year; Grades: K–8th
Nondenominational Christian

Chesapeake Academy
1185 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Arnold
410-647-9612; chesapeakeacademy.com
Founded: 1980; Enrollment: 209
Avg. class size: 15–18; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $6,165–16,840/year
Grades: PK (3 year-olds)–5th / Nonsectarian
Open House: January 23rd, 9 a.m.

Crownsville


Indian Creek School
(Lower and Middle)
680 Evergreen Road, Crownsville
410-923-3660
(Upper) 1130 Anne Chambers Way
410-849-5151; indiancreekschool.com
Founded 1973; Enrollment: 653
Avg. class size: 20; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: Lower: $16,325–20,660/year
Upper: $22,975–28,165/year
Grades: Pre K–12th / Nonsectarian
Open House:
Upper School: January 27th, 1–3 p.m.

Edgewater


St. Andrew’s Day School
4B Wallace Manor Road, Edgewater
410-266-0954; standrewsum.org
Founded: 1985; Enrollment: 270
Avg. class size: 16; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $4,500–10,850/year
Grades: PK (3 year-olds)–8th / Methodist
Open House:
January 25th, 9–11 a.m. (Feb.1 snow date)
March 22nd, 9–11 a.m.

The Summit School
Serving bright students with dyslexia
or other learning challenges.
664 Central Avenue East, Edgewater
410-798-0005; thesummitschool.org
Founded: 1989; Enrollment: 100
Avg. class size: varies; Ratio: 4:1
Tuition: $27,647/year
Grades: 1st–8th / Nonsectarian

Elkridge


St. Augustine School
5990 Old Washington Road, Elkridge
410-796-3040; staug-md.org
Founded: 1857; Enrollment: 261
Avg. class size: 25; Ratio: 12:1
Tuition: $2,000–6,200/year
Grades: PK (3 year-olds)–8th / Catholic
Open House: February 7th, 7–9 p.m.

Ellicott City


The Trinity School
4985 Ilchester Road, Ellicott City
410-744-1524; trinityschoolmd.org
Founded: 1942; Enrollment: 396
Avg. class size: 17; Ratio: 11:1
Tuition: $3,300–11,995/year
Grades: PK (3 year-olds)–8th / Catholic

Gambrills


Martin Barr Adventist School
2365 Bell Branch Road, Gambrills
410-451-0078; martinbarrschool.org
Founded: 1974; Enrollment: 7
Avg. class size: 7; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $4,360/year
Grades: 1st–8th / 7th Day Adventist

School of the Incarnation
2601 Symphony Lane, Gambrills
410-519-2285; schooloftheincarnation.org
Founded: 2000; Enrollment: 800
Avg. class size: 30; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $6,200/year
Grades: PK (4 year-olds)–8th / Catholic

Glen Burnie


Monsignor Slade Catholic School
120 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie
410-766-7130; msladeschool.com
Founded: 1954; Enrollment: 750
Avg. class size: 25; Ratio: varies
Tuition: Catholic: $5,980/year;
Tuition: Non-Catholic: $6,730/year
Grades: K–8th / Catholic
Open House: January 27th, 9 a.m.–Noon

St. Paul’s Lutheran School
308 Oak Manor Drive, Glen Burnie
410-766-5790; stpaulslutheranschoolgb.org
Founded: 1950; Enrollment: 380
Avg. class size: 17; Ratio: 17:1
Tuition: $1,120–5,670/year
Grades: PK–8th / Lutheran

Lothian


Arundel Bay Christian Academy
968 C Lower Pindell Road, Lothian
301-952-0123; arundelbay.org
Founded: 1991; Enrollment: 106
Avg. class size: 12; Ratio: 18:1
Tuition: $8,700–10,000/year
Grades: PK–8th / Baptist
Open Houses:
January 15th, 9–11 a.m.
February 5th, 9–11 a.m.
March 5th, 9–11 a.m.

Millersville


Church on the Rock Christian Academy
649 Old Mill Road, Millersville
410-987-4744; mdcotr.org
Founded: 1974; Enrollment: 117
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 13:1
Tuition: $4,000–$5,000/year
Grades: PK3–12th / Nondenominational

Elvaton Christian Academy
8422 Elvaton Road, Millersville
410-647-3224; elvatonacademy.com
Founded: 1995; Enrollment: 50
Avg. class size: 8; Ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $1,152–5,500/year
Grades: PK2–8th / Christian

Rockbridge Academy
911 Generals Highway, Millersville
410-923-1171; rockbridge.org
Founded: 1995; Enrollment: 344
Avg. class size: 13; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $6,500–10,980/year
Grades: K–12th / Christian

Odenton


Odenton Christian School
8410 Piney Orchard Parkway, Odenton
410-305-2380; ocs1.org
Founded: 1977; Enrollment: 350
Avg. class size: 20; Ratio: 14:1
Tuition: $6,000/year
Grades: K3–12th / Baptist

Pasadena


Eagle Cove School
5191 Mountain Road, Pasadena
410-255-5370; eaglecoveschool.org
Founded: 1956; Enrollment: 81
Avg. class size: 12; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $10,915–12,760/year
Grades: PK (3 year-olds)–5th / nonsectarian
Open Houses:
January 9th, 9–11 a.m.
January 30th, 8–p.m.

St. Jane Frances School
8513 St. Jane Drive, Pasadena
410-255-4750; stjaneschool.org
Founded: 1948; Enrollment: 300
Avg. class size: 22; Ratio: 22:1
Tuition: In parish: $5,668/year
Out-of-parish: $6,800/year
Grades: K3–8th / Catholic

Prince George's County and Beyond


Belair Baptist Christian Academy
2801 Belair Drive, Bowie
301-262-0578; bbcacademy.org
Founded: 2000; Enrollment: 50
Avg. class size: 8; Ratio: 5:1
Tuition: $5,000–7,100 /year
Grades: K–12th / Southern Baptist

Bowie Montessori Children’s House
5004 Randonstone Lane, Bowie
301-262-3566; bmch.net
Founded: 1967; Enrollment: 130
Avg. class size: 15–18; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $9,950/year
Grades: PK–8th / nonsectarian

The Calverton School
300 Calverton School Road, Huntingtown
410-535-0216; calvertonschool.org
Founded: 1967; Enrollment: 350–400
Avg. class size: 12; Ratio: 9:1
Tuition: $14,081–18,998/year
Grades: 3K–12th / Nonsectarian
Open Houses:
January 29th, 9–11 a.m.
April 3rd, 9–11 a.m.
July 30th, 9–11 a.m.

Grace Christian School
7210 Race Track Road, Bowie
301 262-0158; gcsbowie.org
Founded: 1975; Enrollment: 290
Avg. class size: 24; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $6,000/year
Grades: K–8th / Baptist

Holy Trinity Episcopal Day School
Lower: 13106 Annapolis Road, Bowie
301-262-5355; Preschool & Middle:
11902 Daisy Lane, Glenn Dale
301-464-3215; htrinity.org
Founded: 1963; Enrollment: 580
Avg. class size: 60/grade; Ratio: varies
Tuition: Lower: $9,800/year;
Preschool/Middle: $8,670–11,530/year
Grades: PK–8th / Episcopal

Patuxent Montessori School
14210 Old Stage Road, Bowie
301-464-4506; patuxent-montessori.org
Founded: 1992; Enrollment: 55
Avg. class size: varies; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $7,600/half day; $9,300/full day
Ages: 18 mos.–12 years / nonsectarian

Severn


Archbishop Spalding High School
8080 New Cut Road, Severn
410-969-9105; archbishopspalding.org
Founded: 1966; Enrollment: 1,220
Avg. class size: 22; Ratio: 13:1
Tuition: $12,950/year
Grades: 9–12th / Catholic 

Severna Park

Severn School
201 Water Street, Severna Park
410-647-7700; severnschool.com
Founded: 1914; Enrollment: 593
Avg. class size: 14; Ratio: 10:1
Tuition: $22,150/year
Grades: 6th–12th / nonsectarian

St. John the Evangelist School
669 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park
410-647-2283; stjohnsp.org
Founded: 1959; Enrollment: 515
Avg. class size: 26; Ratio: 16:1
Tuition: $6,532/full day; $3,920/half day
Grades: PK–8th / Catholic

St. Martin’s in-the-Field Day School
375 A Benfield Road, Severna Park
410-647-7055; stmartinsdayschool.org
Founded: 1957; Enrollment: 200
Avg. class size: 14; Ratio: 20:1
Tuition: $2,696–10,305/year
Grades: Nursery 3–8th / Episcopal

Caroline County:

The Benedictine School
14299 Benedictine Lane, Ridgely
410-634-2112; benschool.org
Founded: 1959; Enrollment: 95
Avg. class size: 7; Ratio: 4:1
Tuition: varies / Nonsectarian
Ages: 5 and up, developmentally disabled

Countryside Christian School
5333 Austin Road, Cambridge
410-228-0574; countrysidechristianschool.org
Founded: 1974; Enrollment: 100
Avg. class size: 10–12; Ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $3,100–3,600/year
Grades: JK (4-year-olds)–12th / Church of Christ
Open House: A spring open house is planned, please call for details.

Kent County:

Chestertown Christian Academy
401 Morgnec Road, Chestertown
410-778-5855; chestertownbaptistchurch.org
Year founded: 1979; Enrollment: 108
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $6,000/year
Grades: K4–12th / Baptist
Open House: March 19th, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. & 6 p.m.–8 p.m.

Kent School
6788 Wilkins Lane, Chestertown
410-778-4100; kentschool.org
Founded: 1967; Enrollment: 160
Avg. class size: 16; Ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $8,000–13,500/year
Grades: PK–8th / Nonsectarian

Radcliffe Creek School
Serving students with learning differences.
201 Talbot Blvd., Chestertown
410-778-8150; radcliffecreekschool.org
Founded: 1996; Enrollment: 65
Student/teacher ratio: 3:1–5:1
Tuition: $21,000
Grades: PK–8th / Nonsectarian
Open House: Please call to arrange a visit.

Queen Anne’s County:

Eastern Shore Junior Academy
407 Dudley Corners Road, Sudlersville
410-505-4074; esja.org
Year founded: 1955; Enrollment: 24
Avg. class size: 8–10; Ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $3,500/year
Grades: PK–8th / Seventh Day Adventists

Gunston School
911 Gunston Road, Centreville
410-758-0620; gunston.org
Founded: 1911; Enrollment: 148
Avg. class size: 9; Ratio: 6:1
Tuition: $21,950/year
Grades: 9th–12th / Nonsectarian

Kent Island Christian School
P.O. Box 260, Chester
410-643-9203; kiumc.org
Founded: 2005; Enrollment: 23
Avg. class size: varies; Ratio: 4:1
Tuition: $4,500/year
Grades: K–6th / Christian
(PK–7th in 2013–2014 school year)

Lighthouse Christian Academy
930 Lovepoint Road, Stevensville
410-643-3034; lcacademy.org
Founded: 2001; Enrollment: 55
Avg. class size: 8; Ratio: 10:1
Tuition: $5,231–$8,281/year
Grades: K–12th / Christian

Talbot County:

Chesapeake Christian School
1009 N. Washington Street, Easton
410-822-7600; chesapeakechristian.org
Founded: 1999; Enrollment: 172
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $4,200/year
Grades: K4–12th / Church of God

The Country School
716 Goldsborough Street, Easton
410-822-1935; countryschool.org
Founded: 1934; Enrollment: 265
Avg. class size: 12–19; Ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $9,750–13,625/year
Grades: K–8th / Nonsectarian

Saints Peter and Paul Elementary School
900 High Street, Easton
410-822-2251; ssppeaston.org
Founded: 1955; Enrollment: 393
Avg. class size: 22; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $4,675–6,300/year
Grades: PK (4-year-olds)–8th / Roman Catholic
Open House: Please call to arrange a visit.

Saints Peter and Paul High School
900 High Street, Easton
410-822-2275; ssppeaston.org
Founded: 1958; Enrollment: 188
Avg. class size: 16; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $10,175–11,125/year
Grades: 9th–12th / Roman Catholic

Wye River Upper School
Serving bright students with unique learning styles.
P.O. Box 36, 1000 College Circle
Wye Mills; 410-827-5822
wyeriverupperschool.org
Founded: 2002; Enrollment: 39
Avg. class size: varies; Ratio: 5:1
Tuition: $24,500/year
Grades: 9th–12th / Nonsectarian
Open Houses: February 6th, 6:30 p.m. February 7th, 9 a.m.

Wicomico County:

Faith Baptist School
30505 Dagsboro Road, Salisbury
410-742-9516; faithbaptist.ws
Founded: 1983; Enrollment: 82
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $3,839/year
Grades: K5–12th / Independent Baptist

Salisbury Baptist Academy
6413 Hobbs Road, Salisbury
410-546-4455; salisburybaptisttemple.com
Founded: 1979; Enrollment: 41
Avg. class size: 9; Ratio: 9:1
Tuition: varies
Grades: K5–12th / Baptist

Salisbury Christian School
807 Parker Road, Salisbury
410-546-0661; salisburychristian.org
Founded: 1966; Enrollment: 580
Avg. class size: 16–18; Ratio: 12:1
Tuition: $2,765–6,298/year
Grades: PK–12th / Christian

The Salisbury School
6279 Hobbs Road; Salisbury
410-742-4464, x123; thesalisburyschool.org
Founded: 1970; Enrollment: 350
Avg. class size: 25; Ratio: 9:1
Tuition: $5,800–13,000/year
Grades: PK–12th / Nonsectarian

St. Francis De Sales School
500 Camden Avenue, Salisbury
410-749-9907; stfrancisdesales.net
Founded: 1949; Enrollment: 205
Avg. class size: 32; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $4,009–8,459/year
Grades: PK–8th / Roman Catholic

Stepping Stones Learning Academy
402 West Main Street, Fruitland
410-341-7668; steppingstoneacademy.net
Founded: 1999; Enrollment: 121
Avg. class size: 12; Ratio: 12:1
Tuition: $101/week
Grades: K5–10th / Nonsectarian

Wicomico Day School
1315 Old Ocean City Road, Salisbury
410-546-5451; wicomicodayschool.com
Founded: 1990; Enrollment: 270
Avg. class size: 17; Ratio: 17:1
Tuition: $5,700/year
Ages: 6 weeks–8th grade / Nonsectarian

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